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Retirement Communities in Ohio

retirement communities in Ohio

Presently, our retirement communities are located in six Ohio cities — Findlay, Mansfield, Lima, Marion, Zanesville and Lancaster.

What follows is a list of neighboring communities, including map links showing their proximity to our senior living locations. Additionally, we’ve put together lists of resources for each location. Some of these items include:

  • Senior Residence Options
  • Square Footages
  • Apartment Home Floorplans
  • Community Activity Calendars

Findlay Retirement Community

Communities near Findlay Ohio

Located in Northwestern Ohio, the Findlay Primrose senior living community is near Bowling Green, Fostoria, Tiffin, McComb, Carey, Mt. Blanchard, Rawson, Bluffton, Ottawa, Leipsic, North Baltimore and Deshler. See a Findlay, Ohio, retirement community map.
Senior apartments (1 and 2BR), townhomes.
Findlay apartment floorplans
Findlay activities calendar


Mansfield Retirement Community

Communities near Mansfield Ohio

North central Ohio’s Mansfield Primrose retirement community is located near Canal Winchester, Lockville, Lithopolis, Carroll, Havensport, Baltimore, Thurston, Pleasantville, Rushville, Avlon, Colfax, Bremen, Geneva, PLeasant Hill, Sugar Grove, Hamburg, Amanda, Delmont, Marcy and Ashville. See a Mansfield, OH, retirement community map.
One- and two-bedroom Senior apartments, townhomes.
Mansfield apartment floorplans
Mansfield activities calendar


Marion Retirement Community

Communities near Marion Ohio

Central Ohio’s Marion Primrose retirement community is near Brush Ridge, Tobias, Martel, Caledonia, Denmark, Edison, Mt. Gilead, Russell, Cardington, Shawtown, Wesfield, Ashley, Norton, Waldo, Robertsburg, Prospect, Newmans, Centerville, Woodland, Essex, Green Camp, New Bloomington, Espyville, Big Island, Meeker and Harpster. See a Marion, Ohio, retirement community map.
One-/Two-bedroom Senior apartments, townhomes.
Marion apartment floorplans
Marion activities calendar


Zanesville Retirement Community

Communities near Zanesville Ohio

Eastern Ohio’s Zanesville Primrose retirement community is located near Nashport, Frazeysburg, Timway, Dresden, Shannon, Rock Cut, Stringtown, Adamsville, Cambridge, New Concord, Norwich, Pleasant Grove, Byesville, Claysville, Cumberland, Chandlersville, McDonald, Duncan Falls, Philo, Blue Rock, Roseville, Crooksville, New Lexington, Redfield, White Cottage, Hopewell, Brownsville, Amsterdam, Newark and Hanover. See a Zanesville, OH, retirement community map.
Senior apartments and town home villas.
Zanesville apartment floorplans
Zanesville activities calendar


Lima Retirement Community

Communities near Lima Ohio

Western Ohio’s Lima Primrose retirement community is located near Van Wert, Middle Point, Delphos, Fort Jennings, Columbus Grove, Pandora, Bluffton, Dunkirk, Arlington, Kenton, Ada, Alger, Harrod, Waynesfield, Mt. Victory, Ridgeway, Waynesfield, Wapakoneta, Cridersville, Specerville, St. Marys, Rockford, Ohio City, Willshire, Coldwater and New Bremen. See a Lima, OH, retirement community map.
Senior apartments and townhomes.
Lima apartment floorplans
Lima activities calendar


Lancaster Retirement Community

Communities near Lancaster Ohio

South-central Ohio’s Lancaster Primrose retirement community is located near Carroll, Havensport, Dumontville, Pleasantville, Wacker Heights, North Berne, Pleasant Hill, Hideaway Hills, Swartz Mill, Sugar Grove, Horns Mill, Pine Lake Estates, Blue Valley Acres, Hamburg, Clearport. See a Lancaster, Ohio, retirement community map.
Senior housing: apartments (1 and 2BR), townhomes.
Lancaster apartment floorplans
Lancaster activities calendar


See all Primrose Retirement Communities

Independent Living

A life of freedom

The Independent Living lifestyle at Primrose emphasizes freedom and vitality. Modern conveniences — like a beauty salon or a fitness center — are across the hall instead of across town. You might also be interested to find that the ice cream parlor and theater have now come to you!

With independent living at Primrose, things likes mowing the grass, fixing the leaky water pipe or even doing the laundry can be traded in for a rousing game of cards, a night out with close friends or even just the peace and quiet of your own living room.

Choose a Primrose senior living community now to find out about a great independent living lifestyle!

Where ELSE can you dance with Miss Ohio?

Miss Ohio 2009, Erica Gelhaus, dances with a fortunate senior at the Zanesville Primrose One Year Anniversary celebration.

Stuff to do!

Life at retirement slows down just enough to let an antique car show roll in. Seniors at the Zanesville Primrose enjoyed celebrating their one year anniversary with a collection of 4-wheeled collectibles. Take a look at these beauties (and the cars are pretty nice, too).

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…Or, touring scenic Alaska courtesy of the Wasilla Primrose
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…Or, enjoying the great outdoors, courtesy of the Duluth Primrose
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Beautiful common areas

  • Fireside lounge
  • Billiards game room
  • Beauty salon barbershop
  • Theater multipurpose room
  • Spacious dining room (with cooked meals)
  • Library
  • Computer lounge
  • Ice cream parlor
  • Fitness center
  • Chapel
  • Courtyard & gazebo
  • Whirlpool Spa Room

enjoy a movie any time at Primrose Retirement Communities

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Zanesville Primrose Anniversary celebration

Everyday conveniences

  • Daily home-cooked meals
  • Elevator
  • Pet-friendly environment
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Laundry rooms
  • Security system
  • Social activities
  • Individually-controlled central heat and air conditioning
  • Party reception gallery
  • Extra storage units
  • State of the art fire sprinkler system

Years of experience

For nearly two decates we’ve been designing innovative retirement communities that match a variety of needs. Our apartment homes are developed for your privacy, needs and convenience. Take a glance through our floorplans, then let us take you on a walk-through to find out which apartment home best fits your lifestyle. Floorplans may vary by community. Explore our different floorplans by selecting a Primrose senior living community.

single br floorplans at Primrose

At home

Our single bedroom suites feature generously sized rooms ranging from 707 to 936 square feet. The large living room and warm and friendly atmosphere of these apartments is ideal for entertaining guests, neighbors and family.

floorplans for townhome villas at Primrose Senior Living

Wide Open Spaces

All two bedroom homes at Primrose boast a minimum of 980 square feet of living space, ranging up to 1300 square feet. A great selection of layouts and locations assures that your personal decorating style with work perfectly in your new home. See more floorplans by selecting a Primrose senior living community.

2 bedroom floorplan at Primrose Senior Living2 bedroom floorplan A at Primrose

Convenient options

  • Double occupancy rooms
  • Enclosed garages available

Each primrose apartment is designed to work with your personal furnishings and decorative touches. Neutral colors coordinate with your unique style to give your home your personal touch.

Assisted Living

“For the independent at heart who need assistance”: A Life of Convenience

Primrose Assisted living lifestyle

The Assisted Living lifestyle at Primrose is all about safety, 24-hour care and service. Primrose staff can assist you with supportive services like medication management, housekeeping, laundry, and personal care. While promoting maximum independence, the assisted living program works for people who require daily assistance in living activities but do not need the intensive medical care that is provided at a nursing facility.

Find a Primrose Assisted Living Community near you


assisted living features and amenities

Personalized Attention

  • 24 hour personal assistance by health care staff
  • A nurse manager to assess your needs and discuss your individualized plan of care
  • Communication with family / family physician
  • Medication management
  • Wellness Programs
  • Bathing assistance in our whirlpool tub
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Weekly laundry service
  • Reassurance checks

Getting to know you

Before you move in to your new Assisted Living home at Primrose, you will have the opportunity to meet with our staff — including our nurse manager — to discuss what services may be necessary. For your comfort and safety, your individual plan of service will be ready to take effect on the day you move in. Contact us today to get started with your move-in.

Designed for care and safety

At Primrose we take pride in having caring, skilled and friendly employees. We also take pride in our communities and floor plans which are designed to assist our staff as they care for our residents. Just a glance at our senior apartments will show an attention to detail that makes each apartment a great place to call home, and a convenient place to receive experienced care and assistance.

Convenient space

Our one-bedroom assisted living apartments provide plenty of space for visiting friends, family and neighbors. With a full walk-in closet and kitchenette, these apartments give you the extra space you need to feel at home.

Even more to enjoy

Our larger two-bedroom assisted living apartments boast 720 square feet, and both bedrooms have full walk-in closets. With a private bath and kitchenette (including a full-size refrigerator), you’ll have all the space you need and still have everything within reach.

Come Visit — You’re Invited to visit our communities

Find your nearest Primrose location for a tour today!

Drop by anytime — we give tours 7 days a week! — and take a look around. Come with a friend or your family, meet our wonderful staff, and see for yourself why Primrose has a reputation as a leader in quality, cost effective retirement communities.

Call your nearest Primrose Retirement Community today — we’ll happily answer all your questions and show you around our beautiful communities.

Retirement Community plans social evening

Austin, MN: Primrose Retirement Communities is planning a social evening for Austin area seniors this Saturday, March 13th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Austin area seniors are invited to bring their friends and adult children and join Primrose for a “Spaghetti Dinner” followed by a refreshing treat in the Primrose Ice Cream Parlor. RSVP’s are appreciated by calling the community by March 12th.

Primrose residents enjoy social activities, new friends, new ideas and new activities in a safe and comfortable living environment each and every day. Primrose keeps their residents engaged in activities from day trips to theme parties that stimulate their minds, bodies, and souls. At Primrose seniors can relax and enjoy their retirement years!

“At Primrose we feel that socialization is one of the key parts in a senior’s day to day life,” said Laura Pyburn, Primrose Community Manager. “That is why we regularly plan special events to bring everyone together to create a greater sense of community among those who live here.” Pyburn is available to provide information and give tours by appointment. She may be contacted at 507-434-0600.

Primrose Retirement Community of Austin is a premier Independent Living and Assisted Living community located at 1701 22nd Ave SE, just one block south of the Southgate school. The community consists of 40 Independent Living apartment homes and 24 Assisted Living apartment homes. The apartments are available in a mix of studio, one and two-bedroom units. Residents will enjoy an array of inviting public areas including a fitness center, ice cream parlor, billiard room, beauty salon and barber shop, devotional chapel, libraries and computer lounge.

Retirement Communities by Primrose

A lifestyle of your own

Your lifestyle is uniquely yours. Whether it’s morning coffee, Sunday dinners or just quiet summer evenings — the patterns of your daily life make you who you are.

Primrose lifestyle

At Primrose Retirement Communities you’ll find an environment designed to compliment and even enhance the lifestyle you’ve come to know. Our communities offer seniors independent and assisted living apartment homes, as well as townhome villas that offer all the amenities of home, and give you freedom from the every day hassle of maintaining a home and yard.

Our experienced staff is trained to give specialized care and attention to your physical needs.

For nearly two decades, we’ve taken pride in giving personal attention to each of our residents’ unique lifestyles and needs. Personal attention is what drives all aspects of our retirement communities — including location, design and staff. Locate a Primrose Retirement Community today!

It’s all about convenience

Primrose carefully selects the locations of its communities. Our convenient locations offer quick, easy access to churches, stores, recreational areas, and hospitals. You can also take advantage of our transportation services, which allow you to just relax and enjoy the ride.

Primrose bistro dining experience Nearly two decades of research and experience go into the design of each Primrose Retirement Community. All of our communities feature ample room for dining, socializing or relaxing, all just steps from your front door.

Great value

Primrose retirement communities offer great value

Our retirement communities offer competitive pricing without cutting corners on features and amenities. Each community is individually designed to be the best value in retirement living. Choose a location to find more information today!

Spacious Living

Primrose apartments are specifically designed to accommodate your personal furnishings and tastes. A variety of floorplans make it easy to find a new home that meets your needs.

A connected community

Our communities bring together old friends and new acquaintances in a variety of ways. Primrose communities are designed for social interaction, while our programs also offer travel and entertainment opportunities that can keep you as active as you want to be.


retired Primrose couple

Primrose can only benefit your lifestyle. Friends and family are welcome to visit any time. We also encourage residents to take advantage of the greater community as well as the many social and recreational opportunities — every community has an online activities calendar — available at Primrose. Each Primrose location provides many social and recreational opportunities for its residents.

Find a Primrose location today!


Few things are more important than feeling safe and secure. At Primrose you’ll find a staffed 24-hour emergency response system, a variety of safety features throughout each community and highly trained staff — that’s what we call peace of mind.

Beyond the basics

Each Primrose home features individually controlled central heat and air, generous closet space, beautiful neutral carpeting and woodwork, cable television, and much more.

Our beautiful Primrose Townhome Villas feature nearly 1600 square feet of living space. You will appreciate the open floor plan, fully-equipped kitchen and gas fireplace as well as spacious living areas, bedrooms, bathrooms, and a stunning three- or four-season sun room. There are generous windows and unique decor accents throughout. Townhome villas include oversized single stall garages.

A Primrose villa offers no-worry, maintenance-free living! All yard care is included. We’ll wash your windows each spring, regularly change furnace filters and lightbulbs, and keep your hot water flowing! You will love our attention to detail! The townhome villas even come fully furnished with appliances, including a washer and dryer, if you choose! Contact us today for a personal tour!